Girder being removed; 5 bodies recovered...

Girder falls on private car in Uttara

Girder being removed; 5 bodies recovered

 Staff Correspondent daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 09:04 PM, 15 August 2022   Updated: 09:09 PM, 15 August 2022

The fire service has recovered the bodies of 5 people in the incident of the fall of a flyover’s girder on a private car in the capital’s Uttara on Monday, August 15; Photo: Collected

The fire service has recovered the bodies of 5 people in the incident of the fall of a flyover’s girder on a private car in the capital’s Uttara on Monday, August 15; Photo: Collected

The fire service has recovered the bodies of 5 people in the incident of the fall of a flyover’s girder on a private car in the capital’s Uttara. Two more people were injured in this incident.

The bodies were recovered from the mangled car at around 8 pm on Monday.

Earlier, the accident took place in front of Aarong at Jasim Uddin area in ​​Uttara in the capital on Monday afternoon.

The deceased were identified as – Rubel, Jhorna, Jannat, and Zakaria.

Uttara East Police Station OC Mohammad Mohsin confirmed the matter.

He said while removing the girder with a crane, it fell on the private car. Two injured people were rescued from inside the private car. Five bodies have been recovered. How the accident happened is being investigated.

OC added that there were 7 people in the private car. They belong to the same family. The two got out after the girder collapsed, also injuring them. The remaining five died in the vehicle on the spot.

The family of the victims said that the passengers of the private car were returning home with their families after attending a wedding reception of Hridoy and Riya Moni. This tragic accident took place on the way back. Four members of the family lost their lives one by one. The condition of the newlyweds is also critical.

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